8 Vintage Baby Girl Names That Are Making A Comeback

This story originally appeared at Do You Remember by Jane Kenney.

When picking a name for a baby, parents often want a name that stands out. There are a lot of common names out there that get overused, but picking a vintage name can be a great way to find something unique.

There are so many vintage baby girl names that are making a comeback in 2018. Here are the top eight vintage baby girl names!

1. Eleanor


The name Eleanor is an absolutely gorgeous vintage name. Whether you’re getting the inspiration from Eleanor Roosevelt or Eleanor Rigby, it’s a stunning name for a stunning little lady. It means “bright, shining one” in Greek.

2. Ruby

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Ruby was a popular name back in the 1920s. It’s derived from the Latin “ruber” meaning red. Ruby is yet another stunning name which brings to mind a jewel or gem as well.

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3. Audrey


One might think of Audrey Hepburn when they hear this name! The name Audrey encompasses the meaning of “nobility and strength.”

4. Margaret

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The name “Margaret” was very popular in the 1900s, but it didn’t stick around. Now it’s back! Derived from the French and Latin, specifically from the noun margaron, it means “pearl.”

5. Daisy

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A cute flower and a cute name for a cute little baby girl! It comes from the Old English word dægeseage, meaning “day’s eye.”

6. Evelyn


Evelyn is a beautiful name that was popular back in the 1930s. Evelyn typically stands out from the first half of the name, Eve, meaning “first woman.” It contains a religious origin, and it’s Hebrew for “life” or “living.”

7. Violet

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This beautiful name has been used since the Middle Ages! It comes from the violet flower, and flower names weren’t popularized until the 19th century.

8. Alice

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The meaning of this classic, beautiful name is “of the nobility.” It became a popular name after Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland was published in 1865.

Do any of these beautiful vintage names catch your eye? Be sure to share this article with your friends and family if they did!

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